Human by Nature – Why is Kerala Special

kerala backwaters boat

A few years ago, we spent four months in India. We travelled the country from top to bottom, from the mountains of Ladakh to the ghats of Varanasi and the marvels of Rajasthan – ending the trip with three weeks in Kerala.  I still remember the day we reached Kerala. As we landed, we saw … Read more

Guide to the 12 Best Beaches in Kerala

best beaches kerala sunset

Welcome to our selection of the 12 best beaches in Kerala! If you want to know more about this fascinating place, here’s our article about the new Kerala Human By Nature campaign! India is truly a country of superlatives – the heat, the crowds, the smells, the beauty, everything is intense. Travelling around India independently … Read more

A Quirky Trip around Rajasthan

Jodhpur ladies group

We’ve told you about European walled cities, now it’s the time to head to India. Here we show you a Rajasthan you may not have seen before – from a lake city with no lake, to the best omelettes ever, via giant sundials. Read on! Rajasthan is an arid land, with hilltop castles and fortified cities … Read more

Pulikkali: The Tiger Dance

Did you know that there is one day in the year when pot-bellied men are all the rage? And there’s more. Pot-bellied men, sporting tiger body-paint, dancing around the streets. No, I’m not making fun of you. It’s Pulikkali, our latest Festival Friday instalment.  Boys, before you reach for the pies, and the body paint, read … Read more

DIY Kerala Backwaters

India Backwaters 3 Men in a Boat

A boat trip around the backwaters of Kerala is high on many travellers’ lists, but it can leave you with a big hole in your wallet. Here’s where we teach you to do it yourself. For peanuts.  Think Kerala, and it’s likely you’ll conjure images of palm-fringed canals and sunsets from the deck of a … Read more